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NKURENKURU – Kavango West regional governor Sirkka Ausiku says it is important that the region’s investment conference planned for 31 October gets the necessary support from all Namibians. RUNDU – Squatters at Rundu, who recently defied an eviction order, were left fuming after council officials refused to accept their petition yesterday. NKURENKURU - The Nkurenkuru town council has been given the green light to go ahead and enter into a land development agreement with the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN), which will see over 300 erven being serviced at the Kavango West town. RUNDU - Rundu has started arrangements to replace local authority councillor Verna Sinimbo who recently resigned to contest for a parliamentary seat on Swapo’s ticket in the upcoming general elections. RUNDU - A 22-year-old unlicensed motorist bumped and killed two people who were travelling on a bicycle on the Trans Caprivi-Highway where it passes through Rundu. RUNDU - People in Nkurenkuru are excited about the investment conference which kicks off today in the Kavango West town. RUNDU - The unlicensed motorist whose car reportedly bumped and killed two cyclists on the Trans Caprivi-Highway on Sunday evening was denied bail when he made his first court appearance on Tuesday. RUNDU - The annual Rundu trade fair is currently underway and the organisers say despite the economic downturn, the turnout is quite pleasant, as there are 127 exhibition stalls at this year’s event. NKURENKURU - The Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, Tjekero Tweya, said the time has come for Namibia to embrace and welcome investors with open arms and create the necessary conducive environment that will inspire investors to settle in the country. RUNDU - President Geingob says already cut raw timber must be exported, this is despite the government ban of raw timber involving mainly farmers from the two Kavango regions not to sell harvested logs for export but only to local factories leaving many farmers with rotting logs of timber. Rundu – Two cases of rape were reported to the Rundu police this past weekend. Deputy Commissioner Bonifatius Kanyetu has called on women to be extra vigilant when socialising at night clubs and other drinking spots. RUNDU - President Hage Geingob says his government is implementing many projects in the two Kavango regions and would continue doing so if given another chance to govern. NKURENKURU - The Nkurenkuru Council has invited potential investors, especially in the areas of housing and commercial property development, as well as the tourism and hospitality businesses to seriously consider investing in the town. RUNDU - The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) has resolved to suspend the provision of all government public address systems services, recording studios, video coverage and production after hours, during weekends and public holidays countrywide. RUNDU - A 34-year-old woman died at Nduno village in Kavango West region after she was bitten by an unidentified poisonous snake while she was asleep in her traditional hut. RUNDU - National Patriotic Front of Namibia (NPF) on Friday launched its election campaign in Rundu, saying they will mobilise former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) members to vote for the party. NPF will contest the National Assembly election later this month. MURURANI - A man of unknown age was arrested when he was found in possession of suspected stolen medical equipment. The man was arrested at the Mururani police checkpoint in Kavango West on Saturday. RUNDU – Urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga has given the Shambyu chiefs council the go ahead to install chief-designate Sofia Mundjembwe as the new leader of the traditional authority. RUNDU - The traditional leader of the vaGciriku traditional community Chief (Hompa) Kassian Shiyambi has passed on. Shiyambi died at the age of 82 on Sunday afternoon around 14h00 at Nyangana District Hospital in Ndonga Linena Constituency in Kavango East Region. RUNDU - An organised group of community members from Kaisosi Kavangara Women Agricultural Project cc have rejected a council decision to excavate a burrow pit that would allow council to mine gravel to resurface streets in town.